There is a brand new opera company in Utah.
St. George Opera begins its inaugural production tomorrow with an updated version of The Impresario, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s delightful send up of operatic stereotypes. But SGO’s staging moves the action from late 18th century Vienna to mid-20th century St. George. Emmy nominated screenwriter and playwright Elizabeth Hansen has updated the story. In her version the setting is a fictional 1950s radio show that is broadcast directly from the KNBC radio studios in St. George.
The performances take place in the historic St. George Opera House, 212 N. Main, from April 25-27. Start time is 7:30 p.m.; there is also a 2 p.m. matinee on April 27.
Tickets are $10-$16 in advance, $18 at the door.
For further information call 435-319-0833. Tickets are available at www.sgopera.org.